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Andador de Macedonia Alcala

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Address: Oaxaca, Mexico
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One of Oaxaca's crowded main thoroughfares.

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Nice streetI

It's a pedestrians only street with some nice little shops and restaurants on it. It goes through the center of town, so you will be on it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 November 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

It's a pedestrians only street with some nice little shops and restaurants on it. It goes through the center of town, so you will be on it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a lovely pedestrian walk, and definitely designed/aimed at tourists. There are a ton of shops, galleries, and restaurants. There are vendors, but most are not very aggressive - much nicer than those in the Caribbean!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Pedestrian Zone that connects some of Oaxacas highlights in an easy and leisurely fashion. Stroll during the day or at night, bicycles tolerated, but no motorized traffic

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Start your visit in Oaxaca City here. From the Zocalo (main square) to templo Santo Domingo and surroundings. Walking here day AND night is a zero error experience.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I'm a bit puzzled by some of the enthusiastic reviews. It's a pedestrian only street, at least for a few blocks, so pleasant enough for a stroll. The shops and restaurants are definitely targeting higher end tourists, if that's what you're looking for. If not, you'll do better heading to the countless other great restaurants and craft markets in Oaxaca.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Be aware that the Alcala is definitely designed for tourists. Most of the stores and restaurants along it are higher-end. Having said that, it's still fun to check out the stores and stop for coffee somewhere. Santo Domingo is near the top of the Alcala. A block or two down from that there is a small park that has shaded... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Main pedestrian street running from Santo Domingo down to the Zocalo area. Lined with restaurants and shops with the occasional street vendor. Nice for a stroll during the day or in the evening as well as a place to relax and people watch.

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Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Come and find some of the best boutique hotels and shops Also find several good restaurants and bars santo Domingo is at the end of the road

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure this street is as spectacular as other reviews are saying but nevertheless it is still quite pretty and worth taking a wander down. It seems quite touristy and there are a lot of arts and craft shops and an array of restaurants. It's worth walking up to see the Santo Domingo church which is stunningly decorated on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We spent two weeks and loved walking up and down this pedestrian street - sometimes on our way somewhere, sometimes just to watch the people go by. Fabulous

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